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Blue Diamond and Eagle occurrence, Soboba Hot Springs (Ritchey Hot Springs; White Sulphur Spring), San Jacinto Mts, Riverside Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 49' 41'' North , 116° 54' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.82806,-116.90916
GeoHash:G#: 9qhb7wjqe
USGS MRDS Record:10261315
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


A limestone deposit located in the S½SW¼NW¼ sec. 17, T4S, R1E, SBM, 3.7 km (2.3 miles) NNE of Soboba Hot Springs. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters. Mineral occurrence also located in the NE¼ sec. 18.

Local rocks include pre-Cenozoic granitic and metamorphic rocks undivided.

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'Limestone'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10261315.

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This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Late Cretaceous - Paleoproterozoic
66 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2828921
pre-Cenozoic granitic and metamorphic rocks undivided

Age: to Cretaceous (66 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Ash Mountain Complex; Placerita Formation; Sur Series

Description: Granitic and metamorphic rocks, mostly gneiss and other metamorphic rocks injected by granitic rocks. Mesozoic to Precambrian.

Comments: Southern California, Mojave Desert, Sierra Nevada, central California Coast Ranges Original map source: Saucedo, G.J., Bedford, D.R., Raines, G.L., Miller, R.J., and Wentworth, C.M., 2000, GIS Data for the Geologic Map of California, California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, CD-ROM 2000-07, scale 1:750,000.

Lithology: Major:{plutonic,gneiss}, Incidental:{metasedimentary, metavolcanic}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186295
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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California Division of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 77-14 (1977): tabulated list, p. 180, No. 320.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10261315.
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060650053.


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